Several businesses across Kenya remained closed on Friday with only a handful resuming work after a keenly contested general election that has left the country on edge.
Kenya’s opposition coalition is claiming to have won the elections even though provisional results from the electoral commision reflects otherwise.
Kenya’s shilling was steady on Friday, with slow activity in the market as participants awaited to outcome of the presidential elections.
Many private and public sector workers have continued to stay at home pending the final declaration of the presidential result.
We sampled reactions from various people concerning the ongoing situation in Kenya.
Civic education in Africa still lags behind; We need a lot of civic education and be taught on how to vote peacefully and go back to work. It should not distort everyone’s life It is so unfortunate that this is happening in Africa, said John Kimani, a citizen.
According to local media, the opposition is willing to accept the outcome of the polls only if they have access to the election commision servers.